By Cary Hamilton LMHC-S, RPT-S, NCC, CMHS, CDWF
Teen Anxiety is REAL!
Everyone feels anxious sometimes. Events like a big test, giving a presentation in front of the class, or a big game (among other things) can all create temporary feelings of anxiety. This kind of anxiety is completely normal, and even useful sometimes! Simply stated, anxiety is our brain’s response to a real or perceived threat, and is part of our body’s attempt to keep us safe.